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Second $81-Million Gulf Oil Supertanker Christened At Bethlehem Sparrows Point

The American Independence, the second supertanker built by- Bethlehem Steel Corporation for Gulf Oil Corporation, was christened October 18, 1977, at the steel company's Sparrows Point Yard. Mrs. James E. Lee, wife of Gulf's president, christened

 

Samsung Delivers Excellence

Due to a production glitch, the following vessels from Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries were erroneously omitted from the December 2000 edition. Following are details on OOCL Los Angeles, a 5,500-TEU containership; Vinland, a 126,000 shuttle tanker; and Saibos FDS,

Sun Ship Builds Big, Fast Trailership In Record Time

Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pa., recently delivered the S/S Matsonia, marking the completion of a nine-month trailership construction program that was the fastest in the shipyard's history. The keel for the Matsonia was laid on March 15,

Nav-Com And Simrad Co-Host Navigation Seminar

A marine navigation seminar, jointly sponsored by Nav-Com Incorporated of North Lindenhurst, Long Island, N.Y., and Simrad, Incorporated of Armonk, N.Y., was attended by representatives of major shipping companies, tanker fleets, tug operations,

 
 
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